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Harcus Hennigar

Music Education, Horn, Chamber Music

B.A. (Waterloo), B.Mus in Music Education (Toronto), Diploma (Janacek Academy, Czech Republic), Diploma (Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatory, St. Petersburg)

Harcus Hennigar, a native of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, graduated from the University of Toronto in 1974. Following further study in Czechoslovakia, Hungary, and Russia, he became a member of the York Winds, a well known Canadian wind ensemble. In 1979 he won first prize in the CBC Talent Competition. Mr. Hennigar was a member of the Toronto Symphony from 1986 until his retirement in 2010. Joseph Horowitz, writing in The New York Times, noted, "Mr. Hennigar's horn playing was especially notable for its smoothness of tone and attack".